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Searching for your ancestors : the how and why of genealogy

Author: Gilbert Harry Doane; James B Bell
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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An amateur genealogist's guide to tracing family histories in America and Europe.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Named Person: co-author James B Bell
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gilbert Harry Doane; James B Bell
ISBN: 0816619905 9780816619900
OCLC Number: 1079653
Description: xvii, 334 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: How to search for your ancestors. How to search among the relatives. Out of the family papers. Blowing the dust off the town records. Inscriptions in cemeteries. What you will find in the church records. Government aid in the search. -Special studies. Native Americans. African-American ancestors. Jewish family history. PARTIAL APPENDICES: State offices of vital statistics. -Locations and areas served by the National Archives and Records Administration branches. -Census records.
Responsibility: Gilbert H. Doane & James B. Bell.

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An amateur genealogist's guide to tracing family histories in America and Europe.

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